Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 18th Mar 2009 11:48 UTC, submitted by PLan
In the News In a move that would certainly shake up the computer industry quite a bit, IBM is reportedly in talks with Sun Microsystems about the possibility of IBM acquiring Sun. Sun is going through hard times at the moment, and has been actively looking for someone to be acquired by.
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RE[4]: Comment by mpxlbs
by Hiev on Wed 18th Mar 2009 16:22 UTC in reply to "RE[3]: Comment by mpxlbs"
Hiev
Member since:
2005-09-27

Second joke of the year.

Measuring drive space is your issue?

I measure stability, speed and reliability, VMWare wins hands down.

Not that VirtualBox is a bad product, but is not as good as VMWare, oh, but I forgot, anything that has the "Build with Qt" in yout dictionary is always superior (at least the GUI), talking about biaz.

Edited 2009-03-18 16:26 UTC

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RE[5]: Comment by mpxlbs
by Downix on Thu 19th Mar 2009 13:03 in reply to "RE[4]: Comment by mpxlbs"
Downix Member since:
2007-08-21

Ok, so where's VMWare for my Alpha, SPARC, ARM, PowerPC, and MIPS based systems?

That is why Virtualbox is superior.

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RE[5]: Comment by mpxlbs
by segedunum on Fri 20th Mar 2009 01:15 in reply to "RE[4]: Comment by mpxlbs"
segedunum Member since:
2005-07-06

I seem to remember replying to this for some reason, but Thom might have got sore about it ;-).

VMware Workstation has a ton of shortcomings, and it most certainly isn't faster than VirtualBox. Speed and reliability? Based on what?

oh, but I forgot, anything that has the "Build with Qt" in yout dictionary is always superior (at least the GUI), talking about biaz.

Ahhhhhhhhhhhh, now we get to the punchline and what this is really about. I'm sorry that you're sore that Qt is proving a better cross-platform technology to write VirtualBox in, is helping them write less code when compared to VMware and is providing them with a rich client console that actually works well cross-platform, but, you know, there's nothing I can do about that ;-).

I don't call that bias. It just works better.

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